Waves Are Getting Bigger Because of Climate Change

Is Climate Change Making Waves Bigger?

Climate change, at least that threatens human life, is bad. It is scary, it is happening, and we have no idea what the future holds for the planet, the oceans, our lives on it. Bad. But, if you are determined to find a silver lining, a[...]

Plastics Are Killing the Ocean’s Turtles

Plastics Are Killing the Ocean's Turtles

Are you a scientist? Perhaps a materials engineer? If so, can you please figure out a material we can use for, oh, say, everything on earth, that doesn't last nearly forever, pollute virtually all of our waterways, and end up in the gu[...]

Previously Unknown Coral Reef Discovered off South Carolina

Coral Reef Discovered off South Carolina

Wonders never seem to cease in the vast unknowable ocean. Makes sense, actually, considering its vastness. And unknowableness. But now we know just a little bit more about a piece of the ocean in our own backyard and it's kinda mindblo[...]

Whale Dead After Eating Our Plastic Bags

Whale Dies After Eating Plastic Bags

An innocent Pilot whale washed up dead on a beach in Thailand last week. The cause? It ate 80 plastic bags. 17 pounds worth. Because the ocean is filling up with plastic. The whale drifted into a canal, listless and obviously stricken [...]

The Ocean: Endlessly Interesting

The Ocean: Endlessly Interesting

Have you ever, even for the briefest of moments, thought about the age of the water in which you're surfing? Were you even aware that water could be dated? I can tell you that I've never thought of either of those things. Never once oc[...]

Hey! Help Your Local Break

Hey! Help Your Local Break

If you're an eco-conscious surfer, what do you do to directly impact the health of the ocean? In a positive way, I mean. Lord knows, probably 90-percent of our impact on the coastline is extremely, almost aggressively negative. Do you [...]